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Solicitor - Non-Contentious Construction

Contact Ryan Cotton
Reference C-RC04432161
Salary Range £60,000 - £90,000 per annum
Job Type Permanent
Location London Greater London England South East
Job Duration n/a
Date Posted 14 Mar 2019
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Legal 500 firm in London seeks a talented Non-Contentious Construction Solicitor.

Joining this niche, high-performing department, the successful solicitor will manage a caseload consisting of non-contentious construction matters.

Responsibilities

  • Advising on every aspect of construction contracts, including payments, extensions of time, loss and expense, defects, procurement and insurance issues
  • Amending, drafting and advising on contracts including building contracts, development agreements, consultant’s appointments, plus all supplementary documentation such as security documents, warranties, novation’s and assignments
  • Operations and mechanics of the JCT suite and other standard industry forms of contracts
  • Alternative procurement methods to design and build, such as construction management or management contracting
  • Drafting clear and concise bespoke provisions
  • Preparing and delivering seminars

The Candidate

  • Applications are welcomed from solicitors with a minimum of three years’ PQE
  • Technical expertise in construction matters is essential
  • Educated to degree level, having obtained a 2:1 classification
  • A postgraduate course in construction law will be advantageous
  • Ability to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act 1996 and the Scheme for Construction Contracts (England & Wales) Regulations 1998
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the JCT suite of contracts and development agreements

The Firm

A highly-regarded practice headquartered in the City, our client offers a full range of legal services to business and individual clients based both locally and further afield. Recognising that their employees are their greatest asset, they aim to attract and retain the best talent, offering an open and supportive working environment and exposure to a high-quality varied workload. This commitment has resulted in building a team of experts who are passionate about their field and dedicated to excellent client care. Achieving numerous coveted accreditations and commendations, including the Legal 500, they are well placed to continue on an upwards trajectory.

Benefits

  • Excellent remuneration
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Long-term career development opportunities
  • Exposure to quality caseload
  • Bonus scheme of up to 25% of salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package

Solicitor – Non-Contentious Construction

For further details of this Non-Contentious Construction Solicitor vacancy, please contact Ryan on 01954 208 063 quoting reference RC04432161.

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